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Isner Injured At Hopman Cup And USA Loses

John Isner insists that he should be right for the Australian Open after his withdrawal from the Hopman Cup sent the US out of title competition. Isner quit prior to a group match with Fernando Verdasco, a decision which sent Spain into the final.



Sharapova Will Play In Melbourne Without A Warm-up Tournament

Maria Sharapova will begin the Australian Open in a fortnight without a 2013 match after withdrawing from the Brisbane International with a right collarbone injury which has troubled her for a few weeks.




S Williams Wants To Replace Evert

As she heads into the closing years of her career, Serena Williams is on track to bid for the title of oldest woman to ever hold the WTA top ranking. But the 31-year-old must first get past younger rivals Victoria Azaranka and Maria Sharapova over the course of the next months of the new season.

Williams is aiming to replace Chris Evert, who dominated the rankings nearly three decades ago aged 30 years 11 months in 1985.


Azarenka In Fine Form And Ready For The New Season

Victoria Azarenka laid down a marker with the loss of just one game to reach the semi-finals of the Brisbane international, with the No. 1 telling rival Serena Williams: "come and get it" in the season ranking race.




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